If both floors of the house are heated, use unfaced insulation Watch this video to find In older homes, where the spacing of the floor joists varies, you may need to cut the insulation to width as well Install the insulation Man in white jumpsuit adding insulation between joists in c lspace under house How to Insulate a
To prevent damage from metal chair legs Remove the rubber tip from the chair leg Insert a nickel inside the rubber tip Put the rubber tip back on the chair leg Since a nickel is the same diameter as most metal chair legs, it will prevent the hollow, sharp, metal chair leg from wearing through the protective rubber tip.
But while tile can be set with one hand, laying a pound stone slab takes b n and is best handled by two people You only want to If you live where the ground freezes or drains poorly, dig down at least inches to save your new patio from being heaved by frost Slowly add enough water to make a stiff mix.
, Those pesky neighbors who might fuss over a neon green house can t see what s going on in your backyard, so have some fun with it and go bold on a shed, playhouse, garage or Look to Spanish colonial style for hand painted tile used outdoors, or bold Moroccan courtyards for beautiful geometric tiles.
The frames are square and need to be level, but the patio slab has a slight slope to drain water, so we have to shim up the frame on the low end before we attach the frames to the wall and the slab The backer We apply the thin set with a x inch square notched trowel, much like you would for a tile floor The mortar
Watch this video to find out how to lay tile can directly on top of an existing tile floor using modified thin set mortar mix Tile can be laid over existing tile, as long as the floor is in good condition with no loose or broken tile To lay tile In some cases, you may need to add extra thin set to the bottom of the tile to keep it level.
It s not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk, patio or porch slab Insert the wood post in the post bracket, and screw or nail it in place If you re not as lucky as these homeowners and could mount your handrail post right down into the ground, then it s a lot easier than you think to mount it to
That they loved the house, loved the neighborhood, loved the yard that they worked on so much, but they need just a little bit extra living area Now we looked at building an addition on the back of the house, but the driveway proved to be a problem there We looked at the other side of the house but simply just wasn t
, Here are a pro s top rules of tile installation for beautiful bathroom flooring and walls When working with a linear drain that has a tile insert, your grout joints should run through the drain for a flowing look Grading the areas outside the shower back to the shower is a safeguard against leaks.
, We painted our backyard cement and it seems really slippery (especially when wet!) That is another concern My question is, would this technique also work to paint over the unglazed terracotta tile floor in the kitchen that is attached to my great room Reply For sure I won t add non skid I d rather skip